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Coastal Dune Lakes: The Threatened âEUR~JewelsâEUR(TM) of Florida
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, environment, conservation, pollution, protection, politics, habitat, humans, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, water )

- 48 days ago -
The primary threat to FloridaâEUR(TM)s coastal dune lakes, as in most coastal ecosystems, is human interference. People have built houses along the outfalls, there is runoff from gulf courses located nearby the lakes, and people want to build bigger homes alon
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, overdevelopment, activism, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 49 days ago -
Merlin Entertainment plans to build a 175 acre amusement park in a middle-class residential neighborhood that is surrounded by many family homes, two public schools two public golf courses, town youth soccer and baseball fields, and crowded roadways.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Giveaway of Sacred Apache Land to Resolution Copper Mining
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, overdevelopment, preservation, pollution, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 169 days ago -
Oak Flat is a sacred place to the San Carlos Apache. Now Arizona Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain have "snuck" the giveaway of this sacred, public land into the National Defense Authorization Act
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Development Project in Vermont From Destroying Vital Farmland
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, destruction, environment, protection, nature, habitat, wildlife )

- 179 days ago -
Known as the Green Mountain Center, this proposed development is near a rural town in the state of Vermont. If approved, construction for Green Mountain Center will destroy 173 acres of farmland, roughly the same area as 17 football fields.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Hawaii to Cancel Telescope on Sacred Mauna Kea or Face Tourism Boycott
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, overdevelopment, protecting sacred land, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 197 days ago -
A controversial telescope project on the top of the often snow-covered Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai'i would further desecrate land that is sacred to native Hawaiians and is environmentally sensational. There are already 13 telescopes scarring the
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

- 223 days ago -
Losing plant species is directly linked to long-term declines in the stable productivity of grasslands, a new study has shown.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Construction of Mines on Undeveloped Forest Land
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, ethics, miining interests, overdevelopment, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, government, politics )

- 225 days ago -
More than 10,000 acres of MichiganâEUR(TM)s state-owned, public forest land may be sold to Graymont Inc., a Canadian mining company, for land and mineral rights
Scientists Blast Cambodia for Road Proposed Through Protected Forest
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, habitat loss, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy, forests )

- 231 days ago -
A group of scientists have expressed 'strong concerns' about mounting threats to wilderness and wildlife in Cambodia.
Cambodia: Local People Risk Everything to Defend National Park Sold Off to Highest Bidders
Environment  (tags: indigneous rightsk, greed, corporate greed, palm oil, overdevelopment, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, government )

- 235 days ago -
Botum Sakor National Park is being sold off piecemeal to developers for logging, plantations, casinos and hotels. Now local communities are defending themselves and their land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! MALAYSIA: Prevent Road Development From Harming Animals
Environment  (tags: wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, overdevelopment, habitat fragmentationanimals )

- 235 days ago -
It is estimated that up to 48 percent of mammals native to Southeast Asia may be extinct in the next 85 years. While most of the threat to these species comes from habitat loss and illegal hunting, heavy road development in Southeast Asia, particularly Ma
World's Fragmented Forests Are Deteriorating
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, overdevelopment, deforestation, agriculture encroachiing on forests, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, green )

- 248 days ago -
The world's forests are fragmented and deteriorating, states a new paper published in Science Advances.
TAKE ACTION NOW! What Kind of Government Would Lobby Banks to Destroy Our Great Barrier Reef?
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, mininginterests, overdevelopment, greed, environment, ecosystems, pollution, protection, conservation, water, wildlife, world )

- 272 days ago -
Big international banks have publicly backed out of funding the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef, but now our government is secretly lobbying them to change their minds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Last Undisturbed River in Romanian Carpathians!
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, overdevelopment, greed, destruction, ecosystems, politics, conservation, wildlife, world, protection )

- 313 days ago -
A series of "administrative mistakes" have led to the approval of two hydropower plants, which will irreversibly destroy the river and its valley, within a Natura 2000 site declared for species of fish, crayfish and the European otter
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Deforestation In British Columbia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, habitat loss, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, nature, humans )

- 353 days ago -
With the increase of industry and agriculture in Canada, trees are being cut down faster than ever In British Columbia. Deforestation is a real problem and it not only affects the abundant wildlife that live in British Columbia but it affects us too.
Blackfeet Battle Oil & Gas Developer for Sacred Badger-Two Medicine Origin Site
Environment  (tags: proposed developement, overdevelopment, sacred tribal lands, lawsuits, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, wildlife, protection, conservation )

- 376 days ago -
The Blackfoot Confederacy is vigorously opposing proposed energy development in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine area, located at the wild intersection of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex in M

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